Learning From The Land

Learning from the land

Mr.Prudencio, born a peasant farmer, built a sustainable farming legacy by using the natural resources in the Mixtec region. With his family’s help with the daily work, he developed an environmentally sustainable. Technique for working the land depending less on capitalism. The work generates in him a great love for his homeland an authentic thought and wisdom from a Mixtec legacy that values the environment and the global economy.

When : Saturday 28th _ 1 pm

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A FEW WORDS ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Meschida Philip is a Grenadian/American filmmaker. Her current directorial work includes a short documentary on parent-child separation as a consequence of migration entitled “Scars of our Mothers’ Dreams.” She has her Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in film degree from The City College of New York with a concentration on Documentary Filmmaking. She freelances with different production house including CaFA as a program liaison assisting with securing and promoting Caribbean Films throughout the Caribbean Diaspora.

Meschida is an activist that is primarily interested in social issues affecting Caribbean families and communities, including immigration, education, children/women’s rights and children/human trafficking. Armed with her degree and a knack for storytelling, she uses film and photography as her medium to give light to those issues.

SHORT FILM

CREDIT / SPECIFICATIONS

Mexico

Fiction

 5 minutes

Producer : Edgar Noé Patino Blanco
Director : Julio César Saavedra Castro
Writer : Erika Velasquez Duran
Edit : Raziel Hernandez Cruz
Photography : David Cervantes Pacheco
Key Cast : Prudencio Hernandez